15 patient evaluations for Cyclosporine

Dec 8, 2016 (Started Jun 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg/kg/day Daily
Side effects: depressed mood

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Mar 4, 2012 (Started Mar 06, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Prevent organ rejection)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hair growth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started working full-time (70 hours a week!) and I was not as compliant as I had always been. I wasn't taking care of myself and would miss doses due to my hectic schedule. It really caught up with me and now I'm paying the price. Please don't make the same mistake I did; you can't take care of anyone else if you don't take care of yourself first!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hair growth

May 5, 2010 (Started Mar 06, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for transplant rejection prevention)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hair growth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been very blessed that I haven't had alot of issues with the meds like some (gum overgrowth for example). I did have alot of cosmetic side-effects in the beginning like acne and hair growth where I didn't want it!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hair growth

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Mar 3, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for autoimmune hemolytic anemia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair growth increased, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 11, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for autoimmune hemolytic anemia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair growth increased, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 350 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is hard to take it every single day, twice a day, at the exact same time. I don't like it.

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